The City of Austin Economic Development Department announces a new video podcast intended to be a virtual conversation space for the East Austin community. The Pivot will be live-streamed biweekly from the African American Cultural and Heritage Facility Facebook page. The broadcast will highlight the ways that local businesses, the creative community, and Austin culture can be collaborative. Each episode will also feature performances from local Austin musicians.
The Pivot’s second episode airs February 17th at 7pm and brings a conversation with @blackaustintours founder, Javier Wallace, and Manager of Visitor Services of the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, Harrison Eppright. They will discuss Black History in Austin and ways to connect to Austin’s rich culture and community through learning Austin’s unique history. A performance from local band, Anastasia & The Heroes will close out the episode.